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Author: Jeff Conner

President, Husband, Father, Grandfather Graduate of UC Davis- Bio Sci Major- Go Aggies! Jeff has extensive experience in all of Pacific Mobility’s products and services, and specializes in accessibility products as well as stair lifts, ceiling lifts and custom wheel chairs. His hobbies include spending time with family, gardening, mountain biking, exercising and off road motorcycle riding.
  • 24 years as Owner/President of Pacific Mobility Center - selling, installing, and servicing stairlifts, porch lifts, ceiling lifts, pool lifts, handicap ramping, specialty wheelchairs, scooters, power wheel chairs, and other power mobility devices
  • Certified Environmental Access Consultant since 2008
  • Licensed General Contractor since 1998
  • Certified Aging in Place Specialist since 2016
  • Board Member for Home Access Professionals
  • Member of Association of Members of the Accessibility Equipment Industry (AEMA)

Simple Tasks become more difficult when living with mobility issues

PMC  September 17, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

There is no disputing it: simple tasks become more difficult when living with mobility issues. The good news is that for every challenge and task, there is a solution and mobility aid that can make life easier. Additionally, these devices and aids contribute to autonomy by preventing accessibility hurdles and keeping the home environment safer.

What to do with Mobility aids and Stairlifts when you no longer need them

PMC  September 10, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

So, what to do with mobility aids and stairlifts when you no longer need them? Well, the answer depends on a few factors, including what it is, where you bought it, and how old it is. Consider also the many ways that you can recycle and repurpose your stairlifts and mobility aids; contact your mobility retailer to learn more.

Finding a Mobility Retailer you Can Trust

PMC  September 3, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Do you know how to find a mobility retailer that you can trust? It isn’t always easy; look for a company with an established reputation in the region that you live for satisfying customers with mobility needs. Some other things to look for are relatable sales staff, problem-solvers, and service after the sale, if you want optimal satisfaction with your mobility equipment and aids.

Stairlift not working? Here’s a few common issues that could be the cause

PMC  August 27, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

There are a few common issues that could be the cause behind a stairlift failing to work properly. If you experience issues with your stairlift not working, consider these culprits and consult with your mobility aid retailer to schedule service for your equipment.

Mobility Aids may be a detriment if not used Properly

PMC  August 20, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Are you using your mobility aid properly? If not, mobility aids may be a detriment or contribute to accidents, incidents, and injuries. Use tips from industry professionals to prevent these situations through proper use and safety surrounding mobility aids of all kinds.

Helping your Senior Loved One Properly Use their Walker or Cane

PMC  August 13, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Help your senior loved one properly use their mobility walker or cane to reduce the risk of fall and increase autonomy. Often times, issues using these aids is related to gait problems or user error. Talk to a qualified mobility aid retailer to learn more today.

Scammed? What to Watch Out for When Purchasing Mobility Aids

PMC  August 6, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Worried about getting scammed when purchasing mobility aids? Unfortunately, that is a concern when buying major items, such as wheelchairs, scooters, or lifts. There are some tips to help avoid becoming a victim of a scam, but the most fundamental and practical advice is to buy from a certified and reliable retailer instead of searching for deals from private sellers.

Maintaining your outdoor stairlift for years of enjoyment

PMC  July 30, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

A stairlift is an investment that can change the way that you live your life, but you need to take care and maintain it. There are only a few basic tips offered for maintaining your outdoor stairlift for years of enjoyment and performance, but they are prudent and practical ones.

Mobility Aids to Make Using your Pool Easier this Summer

PMC  July 23, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

If you enjoy swimming yet struggle with mobility issues, know that there are a number of mobility aids that make using your pool easier in summer. These items are widely found through mobility vendors and dealers, and many have purposes beyond a simple swim; these devices can also improve autonomy and facilitate aging in place, which contribute to overall quality of life.

Your Stairlift’s Royal Connection: A Brief History

PMC  July 16, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

There is something regal, almost royal, about a high-quality stairlift, but did you know that there is actually a royal connection? The roots of these life-altering mobility aids runs deep and has its earliest models around the 1500s, with King Henry VIII.